Matteo’s publications

Articles in international peer-reviewed academic journals

  1. O’Brien, K., Forrest, W., Greenlees, I., Rhind, D., Jowett, S., Pinsky, I., Espelt, A., Bosque-Prous, M., Sonderlund, A, Vergani, M., Iqbal, M (2017) Alcohol consumption, masculinity, and alcohol-related violence and anti-social behaviour in sportspeople, «Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport»
  2. Vergani, M., Barton, G., Iqbal, M. (2017), Beyond social relationships: investigating positive and negative attitudes towards violent protest within the same social movement, «Journal of Sociology» 53 (2), pp 445-460
  3. Vergani, M., Johns, A., Lobo, M. and Mansouri, F. (2017), Examining Islamic religiosity and civic engagement in Melbourne, «Journal of Sociology», 53 (1), 63-78
  4. Iqbal, M., O’Brien, K. S., Bliuc, A.M., and Vergani, M. (2016), Death Reminders Increase Agreement With Extremist Views but Not Violent Extremist Action in Indonesian Muslims, «Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology»
  5. Vergani, M. and Tacchi E.M. (2016), When Catholics turn right: the effects of the Islamic terrorism threat on the fragmented Catholic Italian voters, «Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies»
  6. Vergani, M. and Collins, S. (2015) Radical criminals in the grey area: A comparative study of Mexican religious drug cartels and Australian outlaw motorcycle gangs, «Studies in Conflict & Terrorism», 38 (6), pp 414-432
  7. Vergani M. and Zuev D. (2015) Neojihadist Visual Politics: Comparing YouTube Videos of North Caucasus and Uyghur Militants, «Asian Studies Review» 39(1), pp.1-22
  8. Vergani, M. (2014) Neojihadism and Muslim-Christian Relations in the Mindanao Resistance Movement: A Study of Facebook Digital Narratives, «Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations» 25(3), pp. 357-372
  9. Vergani, M. (2014) Neojihadist prosumers and Al Qaeda single narrative: the case study of Giuliano Delnevo, «Studies in Conflict & Terrorism». 37 (7), pp. 604–617
  10. Vergani, M. (2014) Rethinking grassroots campaigns in the digital media: the grassroots orchestra in Italy, «Australian Journal of Political Science». 49 (2) pp. 237-251
  11. Vergani, M. (2014), Local political subcultures and party activism in Italy: the case study of the Democratic Party, in «Party Politics», 20 (3) pp. 381-390
  12. Vergani, M. and Zuev, D. (2011), Analysis of Youtube videos used by activists in the Uyghur Nationalist Movement: combining quantitative and qualitative methods, in «Journal of Contemporary China», 20(69), pp. 205-229.
  13. Vergani, M. (2011), Are party activists potential opinion leaders?, in «Javnost – The Public», 18 (3), pp. 71-82.

 

Book chapters and research reports in English language

  1. Iner, D., Zayied, I. and Vergani, M. (2017) Islamophobia Register Data 2014-2015 in Iner, D. (ed) Islamophobia in Australia, Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation, Charles Sturt University, Islamic Science and Research Academy, University of Western Australia, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Public and Contextual theology research centre, Just Media advocacy, ISBN: 978-6-480651-0-4
  2. Carlo, S. and Vergani, M. (2016), Risk and Benefit Perceptions: Resistance, Adoption and Uses of ICT Among the Italian Elderly, in Human Aspects of IT for the Aged population, Zhou, J. And Salvendy, G. (eds), Springer, pp. 155-166
  3. Vergani, M. and Zuev, D. (2013), Production of Solidarities in YouTube: A Visual Study of Uyghur Nationalism, in Zuev, D., Nathanson, R. (eds), The Sociology of the Visual Sphere, Routledge, London.
  4. Colombo, F. and Vergani, M. (2010), Media, participation and the state of democracy, in Carpentier, N. (eds), Media and Communication Studies. Interventions and intersections. The intellectual work of the 2010 Ecrea European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School, Tartu University Press, pp. 123-139.

 

Articles in Italian and Brazilian academic journals

  1. Carlo, S. and Vergani, M. (2016), Benefici e rischi percepiti negli usi delle ICT tra gli anziani italiani, in «Studi di Sociologia», 2, 169-186
  2. Vergani, M. (2015) The evolution of the ISIS’language: a quantitative analysis of the language of the first year of Dabiq magazine, in «Sicurezza, Terrorisimo e Società» 1 (2), pp 7-21
  3. Vergani, M. (2015) La paura della morte rende estremisti?, in «Sicurezza, Terrorisimo e Società» 1 (1), pp 43-53
  4. Vergani, M. (2015), El concepto de sustentabilidad política en los grandes eventos, in «Revista Wamon», 1 (1), pp 79-93
  5. Vergani, M. (2011), Internet e partecipazione politica. Uno studio comparato tra V-Day e No B-Day, in «ComPol», 2/2011, pp. 197-222.
  6. Mascheroni, G. and Vergani, M. (2010), Precari per sempre? Nuove forme di comunicazione per nuove lotte, in «Historia Magistra», 3/2010, pp. 52-64.
  7. Vergani, M. (2009), YouTube e civic commercial engagement. Il caso Obama Girl e Barely Political, in «Sociologia della Comunicazione», 40 (2009), pp. 131-144.
  8. Vergani, M. (2009), L’impatto della tecnologia digitale sulla sociologia visuale: opportunità e sfide, in «Studi di Sociologia», 4/2009, pp. 491-509.

 

Book chapters in Italian language

  1. Lombardi , M. and Vergani, M. (2016), Il progetto Women to Be, in Lombardi, M. (eds), Vita e Pensiero, Milano, p. 99-111
  2. Lombardi, M. and Vergani, M. (2014), La Cooperazione Civile-Militare: dall’Afghanistan a una proposta di modello di intervento, in Belloni, Roberto, Cereghini, Marco, Strazzari, Francesco (eds), Costruire la pace tra Stato e territori. Conflitti, Stato e istituzioni locali: i dilemmi del peacebuilding, Erickson, Trento.
  3. Vergani, M. (2011), Folksonomy nel Web, tra utopia e realtà, in Tosoni, S. (eds) «Nuovi media e ricerca empirica. I precorsi metodologici degli Internet Studies», Vita e Pensiero, Milano, pp.115-139.
  4. Vergani, M. (2010), Folksonomy nel Web 2.0: questioni metodologiche e implicazioni sociali, in Monaci, S. e Scifo, B. (eds), «Sociologia 2.0. Pratiche sociali e metodologie di ricerca sui media partecipativi», Scriptaweb, Napoli, pp. 93-108.
  5. Milesi, D. and Vergani, M. (2010), Contributi della sociologia visuale allo studio dei consumi digitali, in Pasquali, F. Scifo, B. Vittadini N. (eds) «Crossmedia cultures. Giovani e pratiche di consumo digitali», Vita e Pensiero, Milano, pp. 229-240.
  6. Vergani, M. (2007), Terrorismo Immaginario, in Lombardi, M. (eds), «Le nuove sfide del terrorismo metropolitano», Franco Angeli, Milano, pp. 53-68.

 

Other publications (e.g. non-peer reviewed journals, encyclopaedia and book reviews)

  1. Vergani, M. (2016), Jihad e Sud Est Asiatico, Mondo e Tendenze, «Nuovo Atlante Geopolitico 2016», Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani
  2. Vergani, M. (2011), Clashes among Past, Present and Future in Contemporary Afghan Visual Stories, in «Loyola Journal of Social Sciences», Vol. XXV, No.2, pp. 115-139
  3. Vergani, M. (2009), Rischio, Impresa & Stato, 86 / 2009, pp. 96-98.
  4. Vergani, M. (2009), Recensione di «Semiotica dei Nuovi Media» (di G. Cosenza) in Studi di Sociologia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, 2 / 2009, pp. 117-119.